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Exploring Maui: The Valley Isle

Haleakala Sunset

Living on Oahu is amazing, but when I have a long weekend I love to explore the neighbor islands. Since I haven’t visited Maui in two years, it seemed necessary to take a quick trip over Easter weekend. It helps when some of your best friends used to live there and can give you a pretty amazing to-do list. It’s even better when they decide to join you and show you their favorite spots in person (thanks Macey & Liz).…

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Island Life, travel

Hanauma Bay Rock Bridge

Hanauma Bay Rock Bridge

Most people head over to Hanauma Bay to snorkel, but one of the coolest costal spotsΒ on island is right around the corner: Hanauma Bay Rock Bridge. Before heading down to the bay to swim, follow the paved road to the right of the “Hanauma Bay” entrance sign. Yes, it’s gated with a ‘no trespassing’ sign so go at your own discretion. The hike is only about a mile or two but bring lots of water as there is zero shade.…

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Island Life

Big Island Lava Flow

Volcano National Park

The closest thing you get to a road trip living in Hawaii is island hopping. Sometimes you need a little motivation to book a flight (even though its only a 20 minutes each way). Mine was to see the lava flow into the ocean on Big Island. The lava had been pumping for the past month and when I was there in April for my birthday we went to the lava fields, but no gooey magma was witnessed. I had…

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Island Life, travel